Clark Conservation Area

Driving Directions

The Nixon Branch Tract is nine miles north of Kahoka on Highway 81, then 1.50 miles west on an unnamed gravel road. The Bear Creek Tract is 3.50 miles south of Wyaconda on Route A, then 1.75 miles south on an unnamed gravel road.

Highlights

This area is made up of several tracts of land, of which several are land-locked. Those accessible to the public include: Nixon Branch Tract and Bear Creek Tract. This area is largely forest. Facilities/features: primitive camping, Watershed Lake (35 acres), and intermittent stream (Shaffer Creek).

General Information

Northeast

Clark

660-785-2420

Owned by MDC

Activities
Activity
(Activity Explanations)
Comments
(Population Definition)
Camping - Primitive Area  Camping allowed on or adjacent to area parking lots. No camping along roadways. No amenities provided. 
Camping - Walk-in/Float-in/Backpack  Except during all firearms deer and turkey seasons. 
Fishing - Bass Fair population.  
Fishing - Crappie Fair population.  
Fishing - Sunfish Fair population.  
Hunting-Deer Good population. Deer regulations are subject to annual changes. Please refer to the Fall Deer and Turkey Booklet for current regulations.  
Hunting-Squirrel Good population.  
Hunting-Turkey Good population. Turkey regulations are subject to annual changes. Please refer to the Spring Turkey or Fall Deer and Turkey Booklet for current regulations.  

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Conservation Department Facilities
Facility Item Name Count Comments
Parking Lot    

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Features
Feature Item Name Count Size Comments
Fishing Lake or Pond Watershed Lake 35.00 acres Only 2/3 of the lake is owned by MDC. Please respect private land boundaries  
Stream - Intermittent Shaffer Creek 0.50 miles  

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Land Cover Types
Land Type Acres Comments
Lakes/Ponds 35.00  
Forest and Woodland 701.34  
Total Area Acres:736.34 

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Designated Trails
Trail Name Trail Type Length
No Designated Trails

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Shooting Range General Information

This area has no shooting ranges.

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